Tags : Map Ta Phut


Motorway extension in Chonburi expected to begin late this month

CHONBURI, 9 February 2016 (NNT) – The Ministry of Transport has revealed that the construction of a motorway linking Pattaya to Map Ta Phut will begin later this month. Transport Minister Akom Termpittayapaisit presided over the agreement-signing ceremony for the extension of Special Highway No. 7, also known as Motorway Route 7. It will be […]Read More


Power plant at Map Ta Phut caught on fire, no

BANGKOK, 29 July 2014 (NNT) – A fire broke out at the Map Ta Phut industrial estate in Rayong province on Tuesday but caused no deaths or injuries. It is now controlled. The fire took place inside a building of the Bangkok Cogeneration company located at Map Ta Phut. Firefighters and fire trucks from the […]Read More


Construction of Thai hi-speed train to begin in 2014

BANGKOK, 23 August 2012 (NNT) – Transport Minister Jarupong Ruengsuwan has disclosed that the government will spend more than 400 billion baht in building the hi-speed train system, which he claims will help Thais save on transportation costs. According to Mr. Jarupong, the high-speed train system will consist of 4 rail lines, which are Bangkok-Nakhon […]Read More


Fire damages Rayong polyester factory

A fire raged through a polyester factory in Rayong’s Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate late Thursday night, with firefighters taking one hour to control the blaze. No casualties were reported. Fire engines were mobilised from Map Ta Phut itself and from nearby factories to control the fire at Indorama Polyester Industries Plc, a major producer […]Read More


Death toll in Map Ta Phut factory fire rises to

Twelve people were killed and 129 hurt in the explosion and fire at a petrochemical factory at the Map Ta Phut industrial estate in Rayong province on Saturday, Deputy Public Health Minister Surawit Khonsomboon confirmed on Sunday. Mr Surawit said of the 12 killed, nine died in the explosion at a factory owned by Bangkok […]Read More


Rayong: At least 47 injured in Map Ta Phut factory

Firefighters and police still could not control a blaze at a tire factory in Map Taphut Industrial Estate in Rayong province on Saturday. As of 5pm, FM 91 Trafficpro reported in its twitter and Facebook that firefighters so far could not put out the fire that broke out after sounds of explosions were heard in […]Read More